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Full-Time Visiting Faculty: Entrepreneurship and Strategy

  • 1.  Full-Time Visiting Faculty: Entrepreneurship and Strategy

    Posted 07-12-2023 10:01

    Job Number: 495279
    Type: Full-time
    Campus: Mount Carmel - Hamden, CT
    Categories: Faculty



    The School of Business at Quinnipiac University invites applicants who are committed to excellence in teaching and contributing to a collaborative team to apply for a Visiting Assistant Professor position in Entrepreneurship and Strategy to begin August 2023. In this role, you teach existing courses in Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Strategy at the undergraduate and graduate level. Please note: This is an in-person position located on our Mt Carmel Campus, Hamden, CT.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

    About the School:

    The mission of the Quinnipiac University School of Business is to help students develop into enlightened global citizens and thriving professionals and leaders in careers of the 21st century. To fulfill this mission, the school fosters a vibrant learning environment by developing innovative pedagogies, advances an inclusive learning community, supports faculty efforts to advance knowledge and inquiry through research and scholarship, offers stimulating, real-world applied and immersive learning, and engages with the business community. Our 99.7% placement rate among undergraduates and graduates within 6 months of graduation is a strong index of our success.

    The Quinnipiac University School of Business is a dynamic, student-centric community that includes 1450 undergraduate and 550 graduate students. We offer 13 undergraduate majors, 15 minors, 3 dual degree programs, 4 accelerated dual degree programs, and 5 graduate degree programs. We offer in classroom as well as online programs. We are an AACSB accredited school in business and have earned the distinctive AACSB accreditation in accounting. Our 60 full-time faculty, administrators, and administrative support staff are committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service.

    About Quinnipiac:

    Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls more than 9,500 students in 110 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Computing and Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing, and the College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as both a best-value school and a top national university, and has also earned recognition in Princeton Review's "The Best 387 Colleges." Quinnipiac has been named a "Great College to Work For" as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. For more information, please visit Connect with Quinnipiac on Facebook and follow Quinnipiac on Twitter and Instagram @QuinnipiacU.


    • Teach experiential courses both on ground and online in the Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Strategy domains, in addition, may be asked to teach International Business courses.
    • Teaching load is 4/4 (Visiting).
    • The position will support recruitment, advising, retention and co-curricular activities for students in the Entrepreneurship and Innovation major, minor and certificate programs.
    • Other duties include, advise and mentor students; deliver active learning course content and engaging class activities; compile, administer, and grade assignments/ examinations.
    • Help to build external partnerships for guest speakers, internships, job placement, and curricular development (e.g., sources of case studies).


    Education Requirements:

    • Ph.D. in entrepreneurship, innovation, strategy, or a closely related field (ABD candidates with a clear completion timeline will be considered) from an AACSB accredited Business School


    • Evidence of research potential (e.g. published papers in high-quality journals, manuscripts under review and/or revise-and-resubmit, presentations in peer-reviewed conferences)
    • Demonstrated experience working with diverse groups/populations
    • Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills
    • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and oral communication skills

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Scholarly activity to meet Quinnipiac School of Business-AACSB Scholarly Academic (tenure track) standards
    • Experience or expertise in emerging technologies, design thinking, blue tech, small/new firm finance, venture bootstrapping and scale-up
    • Research program in one or more of these areas: entrepreneurship, innovation and technology transfer, sustainability, social finance and strategy
    • Experience teaching at the undergraduate level and/or graduate level
    • Demonstrated evidence of scholarly publication
    • Experience in grant writing, preferably in collaborative projects
    • Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate courses in various modalities
    • Demonstrated ability to engage in innovative teaching on an individual and team basis
    • Demonstrated ability to engage in service activities; e.g. at the college, university, and professional levels
    • Demonstrated ability to engage in service activities; e.g. within the regional, state and the business communities

    Special Instructions to Applicants:


    Applications must be submitted electronically and include:

    • A cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the role, including but not limited to your teaching and research interests and experiences.
    • A curriculum vitae (please include evidence of teaching effectiveness, relevant industry experience, student mentoring, scholarly activity, and service).
    • A description of previous teaching experience including course evaluations.
    • Job market paper or other research samples
    • Diversity and inclusion statement, describing the candidate's experiences and commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the academic community
    • Contact information for three references on the application form.

    Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

    We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes tuition remission and a culture that is inclusive and driven by excellence.

    Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Robert Yawson
    Professor of Management & Chair
    Entrepreneurship, International Business & Strategy Dept
    School of Business
    Quinnipiac University
    Hamden CT
    (203) 582-5023